Within the pages of this lavishly illustrated collection are exactly 100 traditional nursery rhymes arranged in an easy-to-follow themed order. Children can choose from playing, counting, animal and bedtime rhymes, to name but a few. The very essence of childhood has been captured; charming illustrations by well-known artists accompany every rhyme, recreating the magical imaginary worlds of much-loved characters such as Diddle Diddle Dumpling, Little Miss Muffet, Georgie Porgie and Little Polly Flinders. This beautifully arranged book is a wonderful mix of best-loved rhymes across seven different themes. Children can choose to sing out loud, have fun counting, follow the actions--or simply curl up and enjoy the glorious illustrations producted by a host of established artists. The carefree days of childhood have been perfectly captured by this collection, making 100 Best-Loved Nursery Rhymes a book to cherish for always.